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Premium Processing Expanded for Form I-539

Today, USCIS announced that they are expanding premium processing for Form I-539 Application to Extend or Change Nonimmigrant Status. This means that F-1 or J-1 students applying to change their status within the U.S. may request premium processing when filing their application.

There are two phases for the premium processing implementation.

  • Starting June 13, students who have a pending Form I-539 may file the I-907 for premium processing.
  • Starting June 26, students may file the I-907 for premium processing request when filing their I-539.

For more information, please see the official notice from USCIS.